Volume 13 · Number 2 · Pages 232–235
Pristine Experience, the Feeling of Veracity, Iteration, and the Bracketing of Presuppositions

Russell T. Hurlburt

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Open peer commentary on the article “Excavating Belief About Past Experience: Experiential Dynamics of the Reflective Act” by Urban Kordeš & Ema Demšar. Upshot: Based on 40 years of practice using descriptive experience sampling, I clarify three important ways that my view of reflective inquiry differs from that of Kordeš and Demšar. I differentiate between investigations that do and do not explore pristine experience, discuss the risks of using the feeling of veracity as a guide to an investigation, and distinguish between two importantly different kinds of iteration.


Hurlburt R. T. (2018) Pristine experience, the feeling of veracity, iteration, and the bracketing of presuppositions. Constructivist Foundations 13(2): 232–235. http://constructivist.info/13/2/232

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